Lim-3, Knop, 6870 West Main Rd. (Route 20 & 5), 1 mile west of village

    Documentation

    Building date: 1835 ²

    Original use:

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    Mortar application and content: Vertical heavy

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    Types and choice of windows: Quoin-like sides

    Structures with similar masonry details: Rus-5 Barber-Mulligan

    Masons who worked on building:

    Unique features:

    Map Location

    Map views courtesy Google Maps. Address is Google Earth confirmed; 42°54'07.44"N 77°37'54.31"W. Current owner of record, Knop as of date (YMD) 190416.

    Town of Lima and Livingston County Maps

    Comments, Additional Information, References

    This home at 6870 Route 5 and 20, Lima, the Morgan House was built in 1832 ² for Jasper Marvin. It was placed on the National Register in 1989. Decorative arch fan is over front door entrance. In 1852 it was the David Olney residence. It was sold to William Cook in 1855. For many years it was owned by the pioneer Morgan family and served as a tenant house. Richard Palmer blog.

    ² Note building date discrepancy.

    The Morgan Farmhouse, courtesy the Tom The Backroads Traveller blog.

    NoteNational Register of Historic Places Registration

    This property is listed on the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

    Asset Detail National Register of Historic Places effective 8/31/1989.
    National Register of Historic Places Registration Form provides detailed information about cobblestone structure.
    Morgan Cobblestone Farmhouse Wikipedia article.


    "Cobblestone Masonry", 1966, Carl Schmidt: Name reference, Morgan - Knop House
    Pages 34 - 35

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    6870 Route 5 & 20, Lima
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    ¹ Image courtesy Cobblestone Museum.
    ² Photography courtesy Martin and Sheila Wolfish.
    ³ Photography courtesy Richard Palmer.

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